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the east coast this morning. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles southwest of halifax, nova scotia. its close skirt up the eastern sea board was less intense than originally feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents, though. kevin is live for us in rockport, massachusetts. it looks pretty as a picture behind you. >> reporter: absolutely, you know. earl, we hardly knew you, thank goodness. because here in rockport, this harbor would be filled with boats and a lot of them have been pulled out of the water. and the good news is this morning that everything planned for rockport and the gloucester area out here in massachusetts is being put back on and all the labor day celebrations are going to be taking place. and they're going to be taking place as many people here breathe a sigh of relief. because this storm did go through here last night. it's gray and there's a little bit of rain coming down, but nothing like had been predicted all week long from this fierce force four hurricane that was going to be coming through here. fortunat
. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles or so southwest of halifax, snow scotia after brushing parts of massachusetts overnight. the storm disrupted vacations this labor day weekend. its close skirt up the eastern seaboard was less intense than feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents. we have nbc's kevin tibbles live in rock port, massachusetts. sunshine in the last hour. looks like sunshine how. you're having a good time it looks like. >> reporter: alex, earl we hardly new you. i don't think we got to meet you at all last night. it rained here a little bit, but nothing like the dire predictions that have been taking place all week with this cat 4 storm showing up here. earl turned out to be a bit of a wimp actually. it's a beautiful day in rock port. all the activities planned for the labor day weekend and were put on hold, everything is being put back on. if folks were headed out here and were a little scared of the weather forecast, my advice to you would be to hop into a car right now because it is a gorgeous day here in rock
toward the coast of nova scotia in canada. kevin tibbles is live in rock port, massachusetts, where last hour we were seeing maybe little rain and wind when i talked to you. what's the scene like now kevin? >> alex, the sun is out here in rock port. it's going to be a lovely day. as a matter of fact, all the activities for labor day that were canceled here have all been put back on because earl really didn't live up to his reputation. not only crossing further out to sea than here in cape ann, but actually not, not dropping as much rain as people expected or at least they had been prepared to expect when this storm went through. so it's going to be a lovely day here. a lot of the boats have been taken out of the harbor. but i'm assuming that they're going to started going back in today because it's supposed to be a lovely day here. the only thing i really have to add to all this, because i don't have a lot to talk about in terms of damage or anything like that, is that yes, you're absolutely right, this storm is heading towards nova scotia. i'm going to be calling my son after this becau
. it is now on its way to canada after pounding new england with wind and with rain. is steve doocy still on that cruise in canada? >> he is. >> live in chatham, massachusetts with the latest for us. were you on the cruise with your dad, peter? >> i am not. my dad -- oh, i was on the cruise, yeah, ended up having to fly out to halifax because i was needed here but luckily, tropical storm earl was a lot weaker than originally feared when it ended up coming into massachusetts last night. it was still a very powerful storm until it left the area about two hours ago. take a look at this. >> it's almost midnight here in massachusetts. we're down by the water and hurricane earl has been downgraded to tropical storm earl. you can see the wind and water are still coming in very, very hard. it hurts when it hits you in the face. you look up and you can see that red flag waving behind me. that's how fast the wind is blowing right now and you can see there's a beam from the chatham white house still beaming out light for miles to miles. a lot of people came out to see what was going on. they left
pounded coastal new england last night and on the way to canada. bringing heavy winds and heavy rains but no major problems except for minor flooding and power ought ages. we'll go live to cape cod on how the residents handled the storm. rick, you are ready for a nap? >> thank you, i like that. earl is moving out of here. little bit of rain remains. couple of thing tropicals. this was gaston and will likely become something later today and tomorrow . impact us posentially. this flair up could have pulled off north. that is earl moving around bang lor at this point . within a couple of four or five hours it is done for us . we will be done for earl. that is good news. we'll have complete sunshine much of the eastern sea board and so planning your labor day weekend, behind the storm things are looking beautiful. stay out of the water to let the rip currents go away. tomorrow things will be great. >> a state of emergency declared in new zealand christchurch. a second earthquake hit there this morning. a lot of people are trapped. happens of buildings are collapse power is out to thousand
and consolidate the democratic vote so that drove across canada take much of that. kendrick meek can consolidate -- so that charlie crist does not take much of that. the kendrick meek also needs to consolidate the republican vote. independence made break the vote here. -- independents may break the vote here. you have obviously the most popular incumbent in harry reid, with the senate majority leader, but he is running against someone who has a not a lot of experience on the campaign trail and is prone to engage in her mouth before her brain. but the thing about nevada, there is another option on the ballot. it is called "none of the above." if you do not like your candidate, you can vote for no one. that might actually save leader reid. independents are not breaking strongly in the new direction. this will be closed until a election day. host: let's go to libby in nantucket on the independent line. do you have a specific race that you are watching? caller: we are here for the summer. the we reside in connecticut. are you doing all of this behind a desk in washington? and on to chris matthews be
that the northern government has signed with china and others, canada, even, and others who have interest in the oil. those agreements are going to have to be looked at, both by the north and south. it's not a matter of the south taking over and saying we are going to start afresh. those are agreements that have to be honored, or maybe can be renegotiated with the new independent government, but that's an area where there's need for cooperation between the north and south. another issue is what do you do with the citizenship issue. northerners will live in the south after the vote, and southerners who live in the north. what is their status? we won't want a situation where there's ethnic cleansing or people pushed out of their homes because they are not now consider add northerner or southerner or citizen of that new country. those are important issues that have to be addressed. finally, the real challenge for the oil is corruption. there's corruption in the national congress party and in the sudan people's liberation movement. there needs to be greater transparency, and checks put in place so that
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